There is no better feeling than spreading holiday cheer within our local community and having the ability to make families come together. The John P. Previti Memorial Foundation put together something extra special for the needy families at Foothill Family Shelter in Upland for their Breakfast With Santa event which included breakfast, cookie decorating and family portraits with Santa to name a few. The foundation donated to the shelter’s 19 families each a Family Game Night basket full of snacks, a pizza gift card and of course games that are sure to provide hours of family bonding and memories that will last a lifetime!
Foothill Family Shelter is a nonprofit organization founded in 1984 which houses homeless families with children for a period of up to 120 days, free of rent and utility charges. The shelter also provides a one-year transitional housing program as well as permanent housing.
The Foothill Family Shelter began as St. Mark’s Homeless Shelter and currently serves as a transitional facility for homeless families with children from the west end of San Bernardino County and the east end of Los Angeles County.
“On behalf of Foothill Family Shelter, we would like to thank the John P. Previti Memorial Foundation for going above and beyond in an effort to make this a memorable holiday season for the families residing at Foothill Family Shelter. The game baskets were a huge hit! The work we do is critical and our community makes it possible. Community partners come together each and every year to ensure our families will not go without.” – Megan Nehamen, Co-Executive Director
The Foothill Family Shelter is a member agency of the Inland Empire United Way, members of the San Bernardino County Homeless Coalition, members of the San Bernardino Community Action Partnership and members of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
If you would like to learn ways to give back to the community or if you know a family in need, please contact Foothill Family Shelter for living assistance.